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Published: 4 february 2020 17:39

Political scientists describe minster’s visit to Belarus as a test, perceive no major threats

Linas Linkevičius
Žygimanto Gedvilos / 15min nuotr. / Linas Linkevičius

A visit by Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevičius to Belarus, which has faced criticism in Lithuania, has been described by a political scientist as a “natural step” in seeking to check political views and ideas, which have emerged following the presidential elections. Nevertheless, Lithuania’s attention to its neighbour should be perceived in a broader context – with bilateral contacts gradually increasing, during the weekend, Belarus was visited by the US secretary of state.

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